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Market Privileges 1396-1400

Borough Market Privileges the Hinterland of Medieval London, C.1400. Originally published by Centre for Metropolitan History, London, 2006.

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Market Privileges 1396-1400

Date
Date of the granting of the privilege.
Place
The principal place(s) concerned.
Description
Description of the substance of the privilege. Bibliographic details are given in square brackets at the end of each entry. The abbreviations used may be found in the Editorial note.
04/07/1396 Bridgend (Lincolnshire)
Donington (Lincolnshire)
Grant to the prior of St Saviour's, Bridgend, of certain customs from those who pass over the same for 3 years (set out as in a pontage) for the repair of the causeway leading from the town of Bridgend to Donington in Holand and the bridges of the same. [CPR 1396-99, 8]
26/08/1396 Bristol (Gloucestershire) Grant to the mayor, bailiffs and good men of Bristol of murage for 10 years for repairing its quay walls as well as its town walls. [CPR 1396-99, 21]
11/07/1396 Dover (Kent)
Sandwich (Kent)
Order to the collectors of customs and subsidies and keepers of the passage in Dover and Sandwich to allow Augustine de Torino, esquire of the duke of Milan, to pass over sea in one of these ports with 20 men, taking 30 greyhounds, 12 bows, 12 dozen arrows, 30 horns and wallets and other goods and harness, without payment of custom or subsidy. [CCR 1396-99, 8]
06/07/1396 East Malling (Kent)
Larkfield (Kent)
Newhithe (Kent)
Grant to John Kyng and Walter Gyles of East Malling, in aid of the repair of the highway leading from Larkfield through East Malling to Newhithe, destroyed by the frequent traffic of wains, carts and other carriages, that they may for 3 years take the following customs [pavage] viz. from every wain laden with timber or fuel 1/2d and from every cart so laden 1/4d. [CPR 1396-99, 6]
06/07/1396 Hythe (Kent) Order to the warden of the Cinque Ports or his lieutenant to admit the bailiff appointed by the archbishop of Canterbury as lord of the town of Hythe, and to allow the archbishop to enjoy his rights in the town, including the market, fair, tolls and other profits, as he and his predecessors have had since time out of memory; whereas the warden has newly refused to admit the said bailiff and the cause has been debated before the king. [CCR 1396-99, 11-12]
27/11/1396 Kingston upon Hull (Yorkshire) Grant to the mayor, bailiffs and good men of Kingston upon Hull of murage for 5 years. [CPR 1396-99, 40]
03/02/1396 London Order to the collectors of customs and subsidies in the port of London to allow the captain of Calais castle without payment of customs or subsidies to load in ships in that port and take to Calais for furnishing the castle 1 last of white herring, 1 last of red herring, 200 salt fish and 400 stockfish. [CCR 1392-96, 452]
11/09/1396 London Grant to the king's clerks Ralph Repynton and William Asshirst of a messuage called a brewhouse with 2 shops and 2 sollars built over it in the parish of St Andrew, Baynard's Castle, London, and a house called a bakehouse in Basyng Lane, London. [CPR 1396-99, 47]
26/11/1396 York (Yorkshire) Grant to the mayor, sheriffs and citizens of York of murage for 3 years, to be levied on all things coming to the city for sale. [CPR 1396-99, 37]
05/11/1397 Barton-upon-Humber (Lincolnshire) Grant to the good men of Barton upon Humber of pavage for 2 years. [CPR 1396-99, 252]
26/06/1397 Beverley (Yorkshire) Grant to the burgesses and good men of Beverley of pavage for 5 years, to be taken from things coming to that town for sale, except wool, hides and woolfells. [CPR 1396-99, 165]
28/05/1397 Bodmin (Cornwall)
London
Pardon of outlawry to Henry Richard of Bodmin for non-appearance to answer Robert Burford, citizen and "belleyetere" of London for a debt of £20. [CPR 1396-99, 135]
20/01/1397 Combe Abbas (Warwickshire) Inspeximus and confirmation to the abbot and convent of St Mary, Combe, of (among other charters) of a charter of Richard I granting to the said abbot and convent quittance of toll, passage, pontage and all other custom throughout his lands. [CPR 1396-99, 55]
12/07/1397 Hulbrigge (?) (Yorkshire) Grant, out of reverence for St John of Beverley, to Robert, archbishop of York, that for 3 years he may have a ferry over his own water at Hulbrigge, and levy from every man passing over it with a horse 1/2d. and for every other beast a farthing, on condition that the moneys so raised be applied to the repair of a stone bridge there to be constructed. [passage; pontage] [CPR 1396-99, 170]
12/11/1397 Kirtling (Cambridgeshire) Order to all royal officials and others to allow the men and tenants in the town of Kirtling, which is of the ancient demesne of the crown, to be quit of payment of toll, stallage, chiminage, pontage, pavage, picage, murage and passage on their goods and property, as they ought to be and used to be by custom. [CCR 1396-99, 160]
20/05/1397 Lincoln (Lincolnshire) Grant to the mayor, bailiffs and good men of Lincoln of pavage for 3 years. [CPR 1396-99, 137]
26/11/1397 London Order to the collectors of subsidies in London to allow John Trailly, knight, to load in that port and without payment of customs or subsidies to take to Bordeaux 3 barrels of oat flour, 200 stockfish, 50 salt fish and 1 pipe of green peas for the consumption of his household, as well as various pieces of cloth and equipment [listed in detail]. [CCR 1396-99, 185]
10/04/1397 London Order to the collectors of customs and subsidies and keepers of the passage in London to allow Walter Bouet to load in ships in that port and after payment of customs and subsidies to take to Calais 1,000 bolts (petilia). [CCR 1396-99, 101]
27/04/1397 London Order to the customers in London to allow John de Stratton, lord of Landras in Aquitaine, to load in a ship in that port and without payment of customs or subsidies to take to Gascony 2 marble stones for his tomb and the tomb of Isabel his wife, marked with his arms, and 1 wine vessel called a hogshead filled with harness and implements of his. [CCR 1396-99, 99]
24/02/1397 London
Norfolk
Writ of supersedeas in favour of William Bardolfe, brother of lord Bardolf, and John Cursoun, knight, at suit of Thomas Freeke, Edmund Dene, and John Freeke, each citizen and woodmonger of London, for render of 100 marks apiece. [CCR 1396-99, 93]
07/03/1397 London Order to the mayor and sheriffs of London to dearrest certain merchants of Holland and Seeland and their ships loaded with eels and beer in the port of London, to allow them to make their advantage thereof, and after payment of customs and subsidies to go where they want. [CCR 1396-99, 42]
14/02/1397 London
Billericay (Essex)
Pardon of outlawry to John Godegroom, butcher of London, for non-appearance to answer Roger Tannere of Billericay for a debt of 6 marks 4d. [CPR 1396-99, 133]
04/08/1397 Ludlow (Shropshire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Ludlow of murage for 7 years. [CPR 1396-99, 176]
14/06/1397 Newcastle upon Tyne (Northumberland) Grant to the mayor, bailiffs and whole commonalty of Newcastle upon Tyne of pontage for 3 years from 26 February next. [CPR 1396-99, 149]
07/06/1397 Penn (Buckinghamshire [?])
London
Pardon of outlawry to Thomas Virgun the younger, of Penn, for non-appearance to answer John Hore, citizen and timbermonger of London for a debt of 100s. [woodmonger] [CPR 1396-99, 136]
20/10/1397 Scarborough (Yorkshire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Scarborough of pavage for 3 years. [CPR 1396-99, 217]
17/04/1397 Southampton (Hampshire) Order to the collectors of customs and subsidies and keepers of the passage in Southampton to allow Gerard de Albertis of Florence without payment of customs or subsidies to ship in that port and take to Rome 6 embroidered beds, 16 pieces and 9 "boltes" of worsted, 19 dozen caps and 4 dozen pewter vessels garnished, to the use of Master Walter Cooke, who has made oath in chancery that the same shall be applied to his use, and not to any other uses for traffic. [CCR 1396-99, 102]
11/04/1397 Southampton (Hampshire) Order to the collectors of customs and subsidies and keepers of the passage in Southampton to allow Gerard de Albertis of Florence without payment of customs or subsidies to ship in that port and take to Rome 4 embroidered beds, 8 pieces and 8 rolls of worsted, 1 dozen caps of scarlet and 2 dozen of black, for the use of William Brut, a monk of the abbey of St Peter, Gloucester, who has made oath in chancery that the same shall be applied to the furtherance of certain business in that court which specifically concerns the abbey, and not to any other uses for traffic. [CCR 1396-99, 101]
29/01/1397 Tadcaster (Yorkshire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Tadcaster of pontage for 3 years. [CPR 1396-99, 59]
11/02/1397 Thornton upon Humber (Lincolnshire) Inspeximus and confirmation to the abbot and convent of St Mary's, Thornton upon Humber, of (among other charters) a charter of Richard I, dated 20/9/1189, exempting the canons and monks of the abbey from toll, passage, pontage, pedage, stallage etc. [CChR vol. III, p. 9] [CPR 1396-99, 84-5]
06/06/1397 Whitwell (Norfolk)
Hingham (Norfolk)
Foulsham (Norfolk)
Mandate to all royal officials and others to allow the men and tenants of Whitwell and Foulsham in Eynsford hundred and of Hingham in Forehoe hundred to be exempt from toll throughout England, as they are of the ancient demesne of the crown. [CPR 1396-99, 145]
06/07/1397 Windsor (Berkshire) Grant to the burgesses of New Windsor of pontage for 3 years for the repair of the Thames bridge. [CPR 1396-99, 169]
17/05/1397 Woolpit (Suffolk)
Wyverstone (Suffolk)
Pardon of outlawry to John Clopton, ploughman of Woolpit, for non-appearance to answer Robert Chapman of Wyverstone for a debt of 40s. [CPR 1396-99, 134]
19/10/1398 Aylesbury (Buckinghamshire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Aylesbury of pontage [and pavage] for 3 years for repair of the bridges of Stanbrugge, Omannebrugge, Waltonebrugge and Spetilbrugge near that town. [CPR 1396-99, 427]
20/05/1398 Barton-upon-Humber (Lincolnshire) Revocation of Letters Patent of 5/11/1397 granting pavage to the good men of Barton upon Humber. [CPR 1396-99, 343]
17/04/1398 Cookham (Berkshire)
Bray (Berkshire)
Maidenhead (Berkshire)
Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Cookham and Bray of pontage for 2 years for the repair of the bridge of Maidenhead. [CPR 1396-99, 324]
28/11/1398 Eye (Suffolk) Order to all royal officials and others to allow the tenants of Michael de la Pole, now earl of Suffolk, of the honour of Eye, free men and others, to be quit of payment of toll, stallage, chiminage, pontage, pavage, picage, murage and passage, as they ought to be and the men and tenants of that honour used to be since time out of mind throughout the realm. [CCR 1396-99, 357]
20/06/1398 Fareham (Hampshire) Grant to Edward de Frogmore and Hugh Brewer of Fareham of pontage and pavage for 2 years for repair of the bridge and causeway of that town. [CPR 1396-99, 358]
11/02/1398 Gloucester (Gloucestershire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Gloucester of pavage for 3 years. [CPR 1396-99, 290]
26/07/1398 Great Brickhill (Buckinghamshire)
Fenny Stratford (Buckinghamshire)
Grant to Thomas Bailly of Great Brickhill and Simon Mason of pontage for 3 years for repair of the bridge of Fenny Stratford. [CPR 1396-99, 400]
07/11/1398 Henley-on-Thames (Oxfordshire)
London
Pardon of outlawry to Nicholas Willy of Henley for non-appearance to answer Thomas Corton, citizen and fishmonger of London, and Andrew Preston, citizen and vintner of London, for debts of 10 marks and 8 marks respectively. [CPR 1396-99, 393]
02/05/1398 Lancaster (Lancashire)
Preston (Lancashire)
Liverpool (Lancashire)
Foudray Peel (Lancashire)
Arnside (Lancashire)
Exemption until further order of the knights, esquires, burgesses, merchants and commonalty of the county of Lancashire, on their petition, from customs and imposts to be paid and levied to the king's use on corn, malt, meat and fish imported at Lancaster, Preston, Liverpool, Foudray Peel and Arnside. [CPR 1396-99, 328]
28/08/1398 London Grant to John Shirlok and Thomas Richard of pavage for 2 years, in aid of paving the street from the Bar of the New Temple, London, to Charing Cross. [CPR 1396-99, 408]
09/10/1398 London Order to the customers in London to allow Arnald Wyntufell, after payment of customs, subsidies etc., to take 24 weys of cheese in that port over to any parts he pleases. [CCR 1396-99, 333]
04/03/1398 Southampton (Hampshire) Grant to the mayor and bailiffs of Southampton of pavage for 3 years. [CPR 1396-99, 317]
03/05/1398 Stondon Massey (Essex)
Stratford le Bow (Middlesex)
Pardon of outlawry to John Westwode of Stondon Massey for non-appearance to answer John Edmond, baker of Stratford le Bow, for a debt of 40s. [CPR 1396-99, 303]
21/11/1398 Thaydon Garnon (Essex)
London
Pardon of outlawry to Thomas Gernon of Thaydon Garnon, esquire, for non-appearance to answer Adam Bret, citizen and brewer of London, for a debt of £28. 16s. 8d. [CPR 1396-99, 393]
02/03/1398 Walsall (Staffordshire) Order to all royal officials and others to allow the men of the manor of Walsall, which is of the ancient demesne of the crown, to be quit of payment of toll on their goods and property, as they should be by custom. [CCR 1396-99, 251]
06/08/1398 Ware (Hertfordshire)
London
Writ of supersedeas omnino to the sheriff of Hertfordshire in favour of John Bedeforde of Ware and order to set him free, if taken at suit of William Flete clerk averring threats. Mainpernors for John: John Bedforde of London, John Joynour, ironmonger, John Deyster, drover, and John Picard, brewer, all of London. [CCR 1396-99, 393]
18/10/1398 Wednesbury (Staffordshire) Mandate to all royal officials and others to allow the men and tenants in the town of Wednesbury, which is of the ancient demesne of the crown, to be exempt from toll in accordance with custom. [CPR 1396-99, 419]
31/10/1399 Barton (Cambridgeshire)
Cambridge (Cambridgeshire)
Grant to John Jaye, hermit, of pontage for 2 years for the repair of the bridges and causeway between the towns of Cambridge and Barton. [CPR 1399-1401, 90]
28/11/1399 Bennington (Lincolnshire)
Foston (Lincolnshire)
Mandate to all sheriffs and others to allow the men and tenants of the honour of Richmond of Bennington and Foston to be quit of toll, stallage, chiminage, pontage, pavage, picage, murage and passage for their goods and merchandise within the realm, according to custom. [CPR 1399-1401, 128]
04/10/1399 Beverley (Yorkshire) Grant to the burgesses and good men of Beverley of pavage for 4 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 119]
19/11/1399 Blackmore (Essex) Inspeximus and confirmation of a charter dated 23/9/1232, granting that the prior and canons of Blackmore shall have an annual fair at their house of Blackmore on the vigil, the day and the morrow of St Laurence. [Charter Roll, 16 Henry III, m. 2] [CPR 1399-1401, 86]
30/06/1399 Bridgend (Lincolnshire)
Donington (Lincolnshire)
Grant to the prior of St Saviour's, Bridgend, of pontage for 3 years for repair of the causeway leading from St Saviour's town to Donington in Holand and of the bridges thereof. [CPR 1396-99, 589]
22/10/1399 Bridgwater (Somerset) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Bridgewater of pontage and pavage for 2 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 38]
14/07/1399 Canterbury (Kent) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Canterbury of murage for 5 years. [CPR 1396-99, 592]
18/11/1399 Dover (Kent) Grant to the mayor of Dover of murage for 7 years to be applied on the enclosure of the town. [CPR 1399-1401, 121]
05/10/1399 Driffield (Yorkshire)
Haxby (Yorkshire)
Order to all royal officials and others to allow Master Richard Ronhale, prebendary of Driffield in the church of St Peter, York, and his men of Driffield and Haxby to use and enjoy all liberties and quittances granted by charters of former kings to the dean and chapter and to the individual canons of the said church, among others quittance in city and borough, market and fair, in passage of bridges and seaports and in all places throughout England, of toll, tallage, passage, pedage, lastage, stallage, hidage, wardage, murage, pontage, pavage and picage. [CCR 1399-1402, 1-2]
23/05/1399 Great Yarmouth (Norfolk) Grant to the bailiffs and burgesses of Great Yarmouth of murage for 3 years in aid of enclosing their town. (in margin of roll: 'De pavagio') [CPR 1396-99, 572]
26/10/1399 Havering atte Bower (Essex) Order to all royal officials and others throughout England to allow the men and tenants of the manor of Havering atte Bower, which is of the ancient demesne of the crown, to be quit of payment of toll upon their goods and property throughout England as they ought to be and used to be by custom. [CCR 1399-1402, 9]
18/12/1399 Hereford (Herefordshire) Grant to the mayor and citizens of Hereford of murage for 4 years [CPR 1399-1401, 161]
15/11/1399 Hulbrigge (?) (Yorkshire) Grant to Richard, archbishop of York, that for 2 years he may have a ferry over his own water at Hulbrigge, and levy from every man passing over it with a horse 1/2d., poor people excepted, and for every other beast a farthing, on condition that the moneys so raised be applied to the repair of a stone bridge there to be newly built. [passage; pontage] [CPR 1399-1401, 85]
28/11/1399 Kingston upon Hull (Yorkshire) Grant to the mayor, bailiffs and good men of Kingston upon Hull of murage for 4 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 119]
12/11/1399 Lavenham (Suffolk) Inspeximus and confirmation of letters patent dated 5/7/1397, inspecting and confirming a charter dated 18/8/1329 granting to Robert de Veer, earl of Oxford, that his men and tenants of his manor of Lavenham shall be free from toll throughout the realm. [Charter Roll 3 Edward III, no. 32] [CPR 1399-1401, 92]
08/03/1399 London Writ of supersedeas to the sheriffs of London in favour of John Reymes at suit of John atte Hothe, citizen and cordwainer, and William atte Hothe, citizen and timbermonger, both of London, for debt. [woodmonger] Mainpernors: Roger Merbury, Robert Charyngworth of Gloucestershire, John Reymes the elder of Kent, and John Manyel of Somerset. [CCR 1396-99, 431]
09/05/1399 London Grant on petition of the fishmongers of London, that no foreigner may sell fish in the city in retail but only in gross, that they may not sell to any other foreigner to sell again, that fresh fish my only be sold in Bridge Street, Old Fish Street and in a place called the "Stokkes", and that all fishmongers may sell salt fish, both in Stockfishmongerewe and the 3 places aforesaid; that all fish brought to the city by water may be landed only between Queenhithe and Billingsgate and stored by daylight in the open and not by night or under cover; and that the fishmongers shall have control of the trade as of old. [CPR 1396-99, 575]
18/06/1399 Pulborough (Sussex)
Stopham (Sussex)
Fittleworth (Sussex)
Petworth (Sussex)
Bury (Sussex)
Grant to the good men of the hamlets of Pulborough, Stopham, Fittleworth, Bury and Petworth of pontage for 2 years, in aid of the repair of the bridge between Pulborough and Stopham. [CPR 1396-99, 577]
26/04/1399 Trill (Devon)
London
Pardon of outlawry to Thomas Lonegeresland of Trill for non-appearance to answer John Bretford, citizen and scrivener of London, for a debt of 16 marks. [CPR 1396-99, 397]
06/10/1399 Walsall (Staffordshire) Order to all royal officials and others to allow the men of the manor of Walsall, which is of the ancient demesne of the crown, to be quit of payment of toll on their goods and property, as they should be by custom. [CCR 1399-1402, 2]
05/10/1399 Wednesbury (Staffordshire) Mandate to all royal officials and others to allow the men and tenants in the town of Wednesbury, which is of the ancient demesne of the crown, to be exempt from toll in accordance with custom. [CPR 1399-1401, 7]
25/03/1400 Bath (Somerset)
Winchester (Hampshire)
Inspeximus and confirmation to the citizens of Bath of (among other charters) a charter of Richard I granting to those of them who are of the gild merchant the same quittance of toll, passage, lastage and all other customs for their merchandise, as the citizens of Winchester of their gild merchant have. [CPR 1399-1401, 304]
22/01/1400 Bosham (Sussex) Order to all royal officials and others throughout England to allow all men and tenants of John Pelham, knight, of the manor of Bosham to be quit of payment of toll on their goods and wares, as they ought to be and all their ancestors, tenants of that manor used to be by custom, as it is of the ancient demesne of the crown. [CCR 1399-1402, 39-40]
04/03/1400 Bridgend (Lincolnshire)
Donington (Lincolnshire)
Grant to the prior of St Saviour, Bridgend, of pontage for 3 years, to be expended on the repair of the causey leading from the town of Bridgend to Donington in Holand and the bridges of the same. [CPR 1399-1401, 224]
09/04/1400 Bristol (Gloucestershire) Licence for Thomas Clerk, master of a crayer of Bristol, William Stevens, John Almere, William Pytte and Thomas Knappe, merchants of Bristol, to cross with 16 mariners to the castle of Conor and the town of Sligo in Ireland with the said crayer and 20 tuns of old wine, which on account of its age and weakness cannot be sold in England, 6 lasts of salt and 5 packs of cloth called "westerencloth" and sell the wine and cloth to the king's lieges there and buy salmon there, salt them with the salt, and bring them back to England, provided they pay the customs and subsidies due. [CPR 1399-1401, 260]
18/11/1400 Cheshunt (Hertfordshire)
Kennington (Surrey)
Commission to Thomas Ferrour and Nicholas Bell, both of Cheshunt, to buy 100 quarters of wheat and 100 quarters of oats in Hertfordshire for the use of Henry, prince of Wales, with his money and take them to Kennington. [CPR 1399-1401, 415]
15/2/1400 Colchester (Essex) Inspeximus and confirmation of a charter of Richard II confirming a charter of Richard I and its confirmations by Henry III, Edward II and Edward III, granting to the burgesses of Colchester (among other liberties) quittance from pontage, toll, picage, pavage, murage, lastage, passage and all other customs throughout the realm. [Colchester Charters, 21-27]
07/03/1400 Cookham (Berkshire)
Bray (Berkshire)
Maidenhead (Berkshire)
Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Cookham and Bray of pontage for 2 years to be spent on the repair of the bridge of Maidenhead. [CPR 1399-1401, 238]
14/02/1400 Cookham (Berkshire)
Bray (Berkshire)
Maidenhead (Berkshire)
Commission to enquire and audit the accounts of certain men of Cookham and Bray, who on the pretext of certain letters patent of Richard II to the bailiffs and good men of the said towns in aid of the repair of the bridge of Maidenhead, have collected no small sums of money and converted most of the same to their own uses and not for the reapir of the bridge. [CPR 1399-1401, 268]
30/10/1400 Droitwich (Worcestershire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Droitwich of pavage for 2 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 365]
28/05/1400 Dunwich (Suffolk) Commission to enquire about all purprestures within the town and port of Dunwich and all usurpations upon the king and the burgesses there in the withdrawal of toll, custom and other commodities belonging to the town and burgesses and about the occupation of the marsh called "le Kyngesholm". [CPR 1399-1401, 314]
01/06/1400 Gloucester (Gloucestershire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Gloucester of pavage for 3 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 296]
29/03/1400 Great Marlow (Buckinghamshire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Great Marlow of pontage for 3 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 247]
22/01/1400 Great Yarmouth (Norfolk) Grant to the bailiffs and burgesses of Great Yarmouth of murage for 3 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 172]
27/07/1400 Hartlepool (Durham) Grant to the mayor, bailiffs and good men of Hartlepool of murage for 10 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 355]
28/10/1400 Hilmarton (Wiltshire) Inspeximus and confirmation of a charter of Edward I dated 8/1/1300 granting to John Bluet and his heirs a fair at their manor of Hilmarton. [CPR 1399-1401, 368]
18/11/1400 Kingston upon Thames (Surrey) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Kingston on Thames of pontage for 3 years to be spent on the repair of the bridge of the town and the causeys of the same. [CPR 1399-1401, 389]
24/05/1400 Kirton in Lindsey (Lincolnshire) Mandate to all sheriffs and others to allow the tenants of Henry, prince of Wales, of the town and soke of Kirton in Lindsey, which he holds of the duchy of Cornwall and which are of the ancient demesne of the crown, to be quit of toll for their goods and things throughout the realm, according to ancient custom. [CPR 1399-1401, 291]
27/05/1400 Langport (Somerset) Order to all royal officials and others to allow the men and tenants of John earl of Somerset of the manor of Langport, which is of the ancient demesne of the crown, to be quit of payment of toll on their goods and property, as they ought to be and they and their ancestors have been by custom. [CCR 1399-1402, 141]
01/07/1400 Mere (Wiltshire) Mandate to all sheriffs and others to allow the men and tenants of Henry, prince of Wales, of the castle and lordship of Mere, which are of the ancient demesne of the crown, to be quit of toll throughout the realm for 1 year according to custom. [CPR 1399-1401, 309-10]
22/09/1400 Newcastle upon Tyne (Northumberland) Grant to the mayor, sheriff and commonalty of Newcastle upon Tyne of pontage for 3 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 334]
3/10/1400 Northampton (Northamptonshire) Grant to the burgesses and good men of Northampton of murage for 2 years, to be levied on saleable articles coming to the town, viz.: for every load of corn for sale 1/4d.; for every horse, mare, ox or cow for sale 1/2d.; for 2 hides of horse, mare, ox or cow, fresh, salted or tanned, for sale 1/4d.; for 5 hogs for sale 1/4d.; for every fresh salmon for sale 1/4d.; for 3 salted salmons 1/4d.; for every fresh lamprey for sale 1/4d.; for 3 salted lampreys for sale 1/4d.; for 6 sheep for sale 1/2d.; for 2 pigs for sale 1/4d.; for every 100 of skins of lambs, kids, hares, rabbits, foxes, cats and squirrels for sale 1/2d.; for every hundred of grey work/badger skins 2d.; for every great load of cloth for sale 1d.; for every entire cloth 1/2d.; for every 100 of linen canvas cloth of Ireland, Galway worsted and Kendal for sale 1d.; for every worsted cloth called coverlet with [...] for sale 1/2d.; for every cloth of silk mixed with gold, samite, diapre and baudekyn for sale 1/2d.; for every cloth not mixed with gold and "chief" of kendal [...] for sale 1/4d.; for every cask of wine for sale 1d.; for every pipe of wine for sale 1/2d.; for every cask of woad 2d.; for every quarter of woad 1/2d.; for every cask of ashes for sale 1/4d.; for every sack or pocket of madder or alum for sale 1/2d.; for every cask of oil of olives or other oil for sale 3d.; for every pipe of oil for sale 1 1/2d.; for every barrel of oil for sale 1/2d.; for every load of cloth or othergoods for sale 1/4d.; for every cart load of tan for sale 1/4d.; for every hundredweight of [...] 1 1/2d.; for every bale of Spanish wax 2d.; for every bale of wax of Poland or Lubeck 1d.; for every hundredweight of fat or tallow for sale 1/2d.; for 2,000 onions for sale 1/4d.; for 8 bundles of garlic for sale 1/4d.; for every 1,000 of herrings fresh or salted for sale 1/2d.; for every barrel of herrings of Skania for sale 1/2d.; for every load of fish for sale 1/4d.; for every 100 of boards for sale1d.; for every millstone for sale 1/4d.; for every pair of millstones for sale 1d.; for every 1,000 of faggots for sale 1 1/2d.; for every 1,000 of Astelwode for sale 1d.; for every 1,000 of turfs for sale 1/4d.; for every quarter of salt for sale 1/4d.; for every stone of cheese and butter for sale 1/2d.; for every 1,000 of great nails for sale 1/4d.; for every 2,000 small nails 1/4d.; for every 100 of [...] for sale 1/2d.; for 2 barrels of pitch and fish for sale 1/4d.; for 3 quarters of tan for sale1/4d.; for every hundredweight of tin, brass and copper for sale 1d.; for every 100 of steel gads for sale 1/2d.; for every 100 of Aberdeen for sale 1d.; for every 100 of great stock fish for sale 1d.; for every 100 of small stock fish for sale 1/2d.; for 10 stone of flax or hemp for sale 1/4d.; for every truss of merchandise and on every other thing not specified coming to the said town for sale and exceeding the value of 5s., wool, hides, tanned skins, iron and lead excepted, 1/4d. [Lancum vs. Lovell, 206-7; Northampton Records 72-74]
03/10/1400 Northampton (Northamptonshire) Grant to the burgesses and good men of Northampton of murage for 2 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 361]
6/2/1399-1400 Norwich (Norfolk) Inspeximus and confirmation by Henry IV of Richard II's confirmation of his previous confirmation of the various charters of the citizens of Norwich, granting them (among other liberties) quittance from toll, pontage, pavage, passage, picage, murage, quayage, rivage, carriage and lastage throughout the realm. [Norwich Records I, 31]
08/02/1400 Odiham (Hampshire) Order to all royal officials and others to allow the men and tenants of the manor of Odiham, which is of the ancient demesne of the crown to be quit of payment of toll on their goods and property, as they ought to be by custom. [CCR 1399-1402, 44]
14/05/1400 Richmond (Yorkshire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Richmond of murage for 3 years for the repair of the walls of the town. [CPR 1399-1401, 283]
30/01/1400 Shrewsbury (Shropshire) Grant to the bailiffs and burgesses of Shrewsbury, which is near Wales and needs better fortification, of murage for 3 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 187]
08/05/1400 Stony Stratford (Buckinghamshire) Grant to John Blawemuster, hermit, of pontage for 3 years for the repair of the bridge of Stony Stratford. [CPR 1399-1401, 273]
05/05/1400 Stratford-atte-Bow (Middlesex)
Bottesford (Leicestershire)
Pardon of outlawry to John Gybbe, baker of Stratford atte Bow, for non-appearance to answer Henry de Codyngton, parson of Bottesford, for a debt of 68 marks. [CPR 1399-1401, 168]
16/02/1400 Tadcaster (Yorkshire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Tadcaster of pontage for 3 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 224]
13/03/1400 Torpel (Northamptonshire) Grant for life to the king's knight Francis de Court (among other rights and privileges) that he and the men, tenants and residents within the manor and lordship of Torpel shall be quit of toll throughout the realm during his lifetime. (Vacated by surrender and cancelled on 30/10/1403) [CPR 1399-1401, 265]
24/03/1400 Winchester (Hampshire) Order to all royal officials and others to allow William de Wykeham, now bishop of Winchester, and all his men and tenants of his lands and fees, to be quit of toll, pontage, passage, payage, lastage, stallage, tallage, carriage, pavage, murage, pesage, quayage, picage, terrage and every other custom except that for wool, as it is granted to the bishops of Winchester by charters of former kings. [CCR 1399-1402, 71-2]
24/06/1400 Worcester (Worcestershire) Grant to the bailiffs, citizens and good men of Worcester of murage for 2 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 318]
16/02/1400 York (Yorkshire) Grant to the mayor, sheriffs and citizens of York of murage for 3 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 224]
06/05/1400 Yoxford (Suffolk)
Laxfield (Suffolk)
Pardon of outlawry to William Doraunt, brewer of Yoxford, for non-appearance to answer John Crysp of Laxfield for a debt of 40s. [CPR 1399-1401, 168]